Table 3

Mean number of coded diagnoses by complexity of main diagnosis, and by coding volume and employment status of coders and hospital level

Condition

Number (%) of cases

Mean number of coded diagnoses by coding volume

Mean number of coded diagnoses by employment status

Hospital level


Low

High

Part time

Full time

Non tertiary

Tertiary


Most complex

Diabetes with complications

2007

(0.5%)

7.9

7.9

7.7

7.9

7.0

9.5

Alcohol abuse

2511

(0.6%)

5.3

5.4

5.6

5.3

5.1

5.9

Diabetes uncomplicated

1802

(0.4%)

5.0

4.9

4.4

5.2

4.4

6.8

Depression

5860

(1.4%)

4.4

4.3

4.7

4.2

4.2

4.7

Calculus of ureter

3616

(0.9%)

1.5

1.7

1.5

1.7

1.6

1.4

Singleton born in hospital

Least Complex

38,307

(9.1)

1.3

1.6

1.5

1.2

1.6

1.1


Hennessy et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:99   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-99

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